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Old 02-08-2011, 07:17 AM   #1
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PHP not displaying utf-8 characters from mysql

Here is the situation:

I have a mysql database using utf8_unicode_ci collation and a PHP page with UTF-8 encoding.
The problem is that the info comming from the database is not correctly displayed (it shows "?" for some spanish characters). But the ones (same character) I write directly in the PHP file are showing OK.
Old 02-08-2011, 07:32 AM   #2
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Solved by adding
as the first query after connect.


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